Anglo-Saxon 'Trewhiddle Style' Mount 019881

Anglo-Saxon 'Trewhiddle Style' Mount 019881
Anglo-Saxon 'Trewhiddle Style' Mount
Silver, 3.99 grams, 27.91 mm. 8th-10th century AD. A finely made mount with cast decoration consisting of a central roundel within a cross, between the arms of which are four decorative panels. The two upper panels each feature a rounded triquetra motif, while the lower ones have plant designs; all are textured with a speckled finish typical of Trewhiddle Style metalwork. The wide border is billeted; there are two pierced lobes on the upper corners for attachment. Reference: West. S. A Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Finds From Suffolk, East Anglian Archaeology 84, Ipswich, 1998, p.250 fig.7. Published: Hammond, B. British Artefacts, volume 2 - Middle Saxon and Viking, Witham, 2010. Extremely fine condition. Provenance: found Romney Marsh, Kent, England in 1980's, recorded with the local museum services by Roger Sinclair, ex deceased estate.
This item was accompanied by an illustrated Certificate of Authenticity.

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